Auricular reconstruction with the use of a modified rhomboid flap

Auricular reconstruction with the use of a modified rhomboid flap Eur J Plast Surg (2010) 33:311–313 DOI 10.1007/s00238-010-0501-x LETTER TO THE EDITOR Auricular reconstruction with the use of a modified rhomboid flap Ekaterini Anesti & Richard Karoo & A. Phipps Received: 8 February 2007 /Accepted: 10 August 2010 /Published online: 26 August 2010 Springer-Verlag 2010 Sir, which of four potential flaps should be used, and the axis We describe a simple, safe one-stage procedure for around which the excisional rhomboid is be drawn. reconstruction of marginal helical defects. It is possible to manipulate these variables in such a way Auricular reconstruction after trauma, burn or local that closure of the secondary defect makes use of the laxity excision of tumours has been a common challenge in of the skin present (use of Dufourmental instead of Limberg plastic surgery. flap). Apart from functional importance, the ear also has great A further advantage of this flap is that the donor site aesthetic value, because it frames the face and provides scarring comes to lie behind the ear and is, therefore, symmetry. inconspicuous. A common defect on the ear is partial loss of the helical The anterior edge of the flap can be cut along the retro- margin with or without a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Auricular reconstruction with the use of a modified rhomboid flap

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Springer-Verlag
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Copyright © 2010 by Springer-Verlag
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Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
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0930-343X
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1435-0130
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10.1007/s00238-010-0501-x
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Eur J Plast Surg (2010) 33:311–313 DOI 10.1007/s00238-010-0501-x LETTER TO THE EDITOR Auricular reconstruction with the use of a modified rhomboid flap Ekaterini Anesti & Richard Karoo & A. Phipps Received: 8 February 2007 /Accepted: 10 August 2010 /Published online: 26 August 2010 Springer-Verlag 2010 Sir, which of four potential flaps should be used, and the axis We describe a simple, safe one-stage procedure for around which the excisional rhomboid is be drawn. reconstruction of marginal helical defects. It is possible to manipulate these variables in such a way Auricular reconstruction after trauma, burn or local that closure of the secondary defect makes use of the laxity excision of tumours has been a common challenge in of the skin present (use of Dufourmental instead of Limberg plastic surgery. flap). Apart from functional importance, the ear also has great A further advantage of this flap is that the donor site aesthetic value, because it frames the face and provides scarring comes to lie behind the ear and is, therefore, symmetry. inconspicuous. A common defect on the ear is partial loss of the helical The anterior edge of the flap can be cut along the retro- margin with or without a

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European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Oct 1, 2010

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